Archive for October, 2010


October 13, 2010

The next Appalachian Authors Guild board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, October 26, 2010, at 1 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Cumberland Plateau Planning Commission office in Lebanon, Virginia. Important changes to the Guild are under consideration and the members are encouraged to attend.


Who Reads You?

October 3, 2010

Michael Cunningham, author of The Hours, has a lot to say in this op-ed piece about the nature of writing and who we are – or should be – writing our books to.

Michael Cunningham, Op-Ed Contributor – Found in Translation –

Let’s take as an example one of the most famous lines in literature: “Call me Ishmael.” That, as I suspect you know, is the opening sentence of Herman Melville’s “Moby-Dick.” We still recognize that line, after more than 150 years.

NY Times

Bob Mustin